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"Are we famous in China?"

Nanjing Road
April 10, 2004

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So asked Ellie, who was as surprised as we were to find ourselves the objects of some wonder as we wandered along, our first morning of Spring Break in China. After all, this was not some western village recently opened to "other land peoples"; this was Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China's most Westernized city. Still, we found, while business folks are common sights, two light-haired American girls in brightly colored sweatshirts were enough to draw stares and more than a few requests for photos.